The Common Good

Results for Civil Disobedience

The Foolishness of the Cross
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Roos A reflection on the cost of discipleship. In the gospel of Mark, Jesus speaks of the cross and ties i ...

Plowshares Action
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Catholic priest Carl Kabat and military veterans Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli led a Plowshares direct action agai ...

Justice for Immigrants
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeff Carr 'Remember you were once foreigners...' When was the last time you heard a Catholic cardina ...

Secrets Uncovered
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Peter's denials and Judas' betrayal foreshadow the reactionary horror to come. The trut ...

An Act of Repentance
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Bruce Petersen Why I felt called to civil disobedience. My wife and I have served as doctors in a small rural ...

Picket And Pray
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger U.S. Capitol Police arrested 115 religious leaders in front of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C., in December while they knelt on the steps to ...

Rabble Rousing
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger The arrest slip identified my 'property' as a Bible, a set of keys, and shoelaces. ...

Who Killed Jimmy Lee Jackson?
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:17am | Type: Magazine Article

John Fleming A 40-year-old civil rights murder mystery, and the former state trooper who holds the answer. ...

Web Exclusive: Extended content
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:17am | Type: Magazine Article

John Fleming Uncut interview with the man at the center of the Jimmy Lee Jackson murder case. Warning: This ...

Holy Resistance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada has decided that ...

Plowshares vs. Depleted Uranium
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Four Plowshares activists led by Philip Berrigan entered an Air National Guard base in Essex, Maryland, in late December to d ...

Dear Judge Wynn
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Various Authors What do we do when conscience and the law are at odds? ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1995, 39 mini ...

A Tradition of Resistance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gordon Cosby The great deliverer of the Hebrew people was Moses. The great deliverer of the Hebrew people was ...

For the Children
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Weiss Jesus made it clear that we must love our brothers and sisters as he loved us. Jesus made it clear ...

Concern for the Church
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tony Campolo The Bible gives very clear instructions that Christians should be subject to government authorities (Romans 13:1-4). ...

Here I am!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Heather Wengerd As a social worker at Bread for the City and Zacchaeus Free Clinic, I have had many experiences with those who are sufferi ...

Idols and Fire Trucks
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard K. Taylor It is wrong to make an idol out of the law. It is wrong to make an idol out of the law. The Te ...

The Risk of Democracy
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

William O'Brien The democratic tradition at its best has always had those who act on conscience in such ways that knowingly defy the ...

The Morality of the System
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Holum The rule of law in a free society is an expression of the social contract between the governed and government and between the pe ...

For the Salvation of My Soul
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Dickerson In many ways I feel like a hypocrite in regards to my actions at the Capitol. In many ways I fee ...

The Cry of the Poor
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:41am | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Roos THE OLD TESTAMENT prophets claimed, and the New Testament witnesses affirmed, that a society will be judged (by God) most fundam ...

The Pesky Moral Imperative
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:42am | Type: Magazine Article

Ellen Watkins Why would I, a peaceful, usually law-abiding grandmother of four (not even a parking ticket) break the habit of a lifetime ...

Faith and Crab Pots
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:42am | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher The political leaders in place at this time are constructing social policy and vision that is fundamentally destructive of ...

Meditations on Breaking the Law
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger If we could split ourselves If we could split ourselves like a crack in the cement (c ...

A Conversation With My Daughter
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Killian Noe Perhaps I can best explain why I knowingly chose to break the law by recalling a conversation I had with my 7-year-old daught ...

A Passion for Solutions
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Maia Twedt The story of poverty must be told again and again until we all recognize a responsibility to search for solutions and develop ...

As if my heart were breaking
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 8:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Wilkerson The law is our mutually created instrument to protect impartially the common good and individual rights from abuses by in ...